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Around the World (by John J. S.)
IT WAS A LONG SAD TRIP from New Zealand to New England. My wife, weakened by three unsuccessful operations, was flying for her life, to a surgeon's...
AA Around the World (by Evan C. H.)
UNTIL I READ the article of Bill's on emotional sobriety in the January issue of the Grapevine I had more or less come to believe that there was not...
Helping Hands (by Time)
WHO GETS DRUNK AND WHY. Drunkometers and other gizmos favored by highway police say that a man is drunk if his breath or blood shows a certain...
AA Around the World (by Jack S.)
Dear Jane, In Anita's circular letter of May she mentioned the disappointment felt by all of you at the fact that more letters were not received from...
AA Around the World (by J. J. H. V.)
I AM a member of the AA Maroela Group, Pietersburg, and sometime ago a letter from you to us was read in an AA gathering which we hold in a medical...
Pro and Con (by Sig O.)
Brief comments and excerpts from letters containing opinions pro and/or con specific items (including the Grapevine itself) will appear in this...
Short Snorts (by Welborn V.)
In a virtual blackout, a future member staggered home, made his way through the house and wound up in the shower stall of his bathroom. Groping in...
Across the Editor's Desk
If you haven't already seen it on page 15, we call your attention to a new cartoon feature by an artist who has been around AA for some time, and who...
Short Snorts (by T. G.)
The doctor had finished the examination and was ready to give his professional advice. "Quit smoking and drinking," he said, "go to bed early every...
The "Magic Island (by M. C.)
HERE in Haiti we hear words such as Honfour (Voodon church, sometimes spelled voodoo and voodau); Hougan and Mambo (high priest and priestess of...